Brown sugar pie

Yield: 1 Pie

Measure Ingredient
3 \N Eggs, separated
2 cups Milk
2 cups Brown sugar
4 tablespoons Cornstarch
3 tablespoons Butter
1 teaspoon Vanilla
1 \N Baked pie shell

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Beat egg yolks and add ½ cup of milk.

Stir in brown sugar, salt, cornstarch and 1½ cups milk. Mix well and cook over medium-heat, stirring constantly until bubbly and thick. Remove from heat and stir in butter and vanilla. Pour into prepared pie shell.

Beat egg whites until frothy. Gradually add granulated sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over pie and bake in preheated oven until meringue is golden brown.

Source: Charlene Wilson of Fort Thomas, Ohio; printed in The Cincinnati Enquirer, February 21, 1996. The recipe is her mother's and originally came from West Virginia.

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